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Crushed Exhaust

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Hey peoples,
My vp has some of a stock exhaust (rear resi removed). Where it goes over the panhard rod, the pipe is crushed/dented. Is this a factory thing or has something dented it? Thanks
 

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Its probably factory as they just bend the pipe in a press instead of using mandrel bends. If you are happy with the stock exhaust but want a little more flow you could probably ask a exhaust shop to weld in a mandrel bend for you.
 

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it is on the outside of the bend, if you know what i mean. Not just a reduced diameter effect like a pipe bender
 

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Could have bottomed out at some point or had the exhaust get pushed up some how. Either way it would be restricting flow by what you have described.
 

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The stock exhaust has a flattened section there to clear the body brace just above it.
 

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Definately not a standard dent, get it removed.......2.5inch exhaust should do it ;) Whistleing sound at high rpm = commodore, heard so many do it.
 

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I've seenheaps of standard systems dented the exact same way.

Whistling noise is normal. Its generally the motor sucking in air.
 
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